Faculty/Staff

Sociology/Anthropology Directory Listing

Sharon Steadman

Sharon Steadman Moffett Center, Room 2109
607-753-2308 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Distinguished Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

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  • Specializations: : archaeological spatial analysis, archaeology of religion, ancient and modern Middle East and Turkey, ancient and modern India
  • Courses:: Archaeology of Religion, Peoples of the Middle East, Peoples of Central/South Asia, Anthropology of Gender, Contact and Culture Change, Intro to Cultural Anthropology

Samantha Applin

Samantha Applin Moffett Center, Room 2122
607-753-2724 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Courses: White-Collar Crime; Global Criminology; Alternatives to Incarceration; Sociology of Deviant Behavior; Introduction to Sociology;
  • Specializations: Comparative research, gender and violence

Elizabeth Bittel

Elizabeth Bittel Moffett Center, Room 2105
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

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  • Specializations: Environmental Sociology, Social Dimensions of Disasters and Hazards, Environmental Justice, Humanitarian Response and International ‘Development,’ Ethnographic Methods, Sri Lanka and Tamil Culture, Body Modification (Tattooing)
  • Courses: Introduction to Sociology, Methods of Social Research I, Environmental Sociology, Environmental Justice, Hazards, Disasters, and Society

Mary A. Cannito-Coville

Mary A. Cannito-Coville Moffett Center, Room 2120

Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Lynda A Carroll

Lynda A Carroll

Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Specializations: Anthropology, Archaeology, Ottoman Empire, Digital Pedagogy, COIL, Virtual Exchange

Anna Curtis

Anna Curtis Moffett Center, Room 2101
607-753-2298 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Courses:: Sociology of Law; Criminological Theory; Crime and Inequality; Incarceration and the Family; Sterilization, Reproductive Technology and Abortion; Sociology of the Family; Juvenile Delinquency

Jacob C Damm

Jacob C Damm Moffett Center, Room 2120

Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Jamie Dangler

Jamie Dangler Moffett Center, Room 2114
607-753-2484 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Stephanie Decker

Stephanie Decker Moffett Center, Room 2120
607-753-2482 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Specializations: Criminology, Social Control, Historical Sociology, Social Movements, Discourse and Narratives, Torture, Public Confessions
  • Courses: Deviant Behavior, Social Control, Criminological Theory, Sociological Theory, Drugs and Society, and Organized Crime

Charles DeMotte

Charles DeMotte Moffett Center, 2111
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Title(s):

  • Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Herbert Haines

Herbert Haines Moffett Center, Room 121C
607-753-2472 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Stephen Halebsky

Stephen Halebsky Moffett Center, Room 2113
607-753-2475 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Amanda Halliwell

Amanda Halliwell Moffett Center, Room 0119
607-753-2726 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Administrative Assistant 1

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

James W Herrick

James W Herrick Moffett Center, Office 117F
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Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Kent Johnson

Kent Johnson Moffett Center, Room 121A
607-753-4557 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Specializations: Biological anthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensic Anthropology, Dental Anthropology, Andean Archaeology
  • Courses: Intro to Forensic Anthropology, Advanced Forensic Anthropology, Human Evolution and Survival, Human Sexuality: Anthropological Perspectives

Kassim Kone

Kassim Kone Moffett Center, Room 2107
607-753-5748 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Erik LaFavor

Erik LaFavor Moffett Center, Room 2120

Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Lily Liang

Lily Liang Moffett Center, 113E
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Scott M. Miller

Scott M. Miller Moffett Center, Room 2120

Title(s):

  • Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Andrew J. Pragacz

Andrew J. Pragacz

Title(s):

  • Visiting Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Timothy J Pulsifer

Timothy J Pulsifer Moffett Center, Room 2120

Title(s):

  • Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Gokhan Savas

Gokhan Savas Moffett Center, Room 2120
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Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Courses: Gender and Life Course, Methods of Social Research II
  • Specializations: Sociology of Gender, Research Methods, Sociology of Education, Higher Education, Intersections of Race/Gender and Class, Inequality and Stratification, International Migration

John J Sheehan

John J Sheehan

Title(s):

  • Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

William Joseph Mckearns Silcott

William Joseph Mckearns Silcott Moffett Center, Room 2120

Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

John-Michael Simpson

John-Michael Simpson Moffett Center, Room 2114
607-753-4762 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Specializations: Race and Crime; Self-Defense; Gender and Crime; Threat Theory
  • Courses: Methods of Social Research I & II; Juvenile Delinquency; Deviant Behavior; Crime and Inequality; Political Sociology; Criminology; Organizations and Bureaucracy; Sociology of Law

John R. Sosa

John R. Sosa Moffett Center, Room 2102
607-753-2480 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Specializations: Maya of Yucatán, Latin America, Symbolic Anthropology, Prejudice and Discrimination, U.S. ethnic groups, Anthropological theory and methods

Scott Stull

Scott Stull Moffett Center, 2103
607-753-4755 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Adjunct Lecturer

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

  • Experimental Archaeology: Recreation of ceramics and food, especially of medieval Europe
  • Castle Studies: Power relations and the creation of a cultural landscape

Anne K. Vittoria

Anne K. Vittoria Moffett Center, Room 2115
607-753-4708 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Tiantian Zheng

Tiantian Zheng Moffett Center, Room 2114
607-753-2478 (Office Phone)
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Title(s):

  • SUNY Distinguished Professor

Department(s):

  • Sociology/Anthropology Department

Additional Info:

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  • Research Interests: Recipient of two national book awards and one “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice on research about cultural politics of gender, social class, social inequalities, migration, and their role in the transmission of disease and identity formation of the disenfranchised and underprivileged population. Testified before the Congress at Capitol Hill, UNAIDS, and the United Nations on human trafficking and other issues, and has been a featured guest speaker on NPR, BBC, and NBC. Delivered over 90 papers at national and international conferences, and over 70 invited talks by national and international universities and organizations. Invited service on the reviewer panel for Wenner-Gren Foundation, National Science Foundation, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, and Australia Research Council, and invited service on the Editorial Board for seven academic journals.